This B.S. program emphasizes the physical and chemical foundations of molecular biology. A total of 36 credits at the 2000-level or above from the following courses are required for the major.
The following courses at the 1000 level are prerequisites for the major:
- MATH 2110Q or 2130Q, MATH 2410Q or 2420Q;
- CHEM 2443 and 2444, CHEM 3563, CHEM 3564 or MCB 3007, CHEM 2445 or 3565W;
- MCB 3010 or both MCB 2000 and 4026W, MCB 4008, 4009.
- MCB 2210, 2410, 3413, 2610, 3201, 3412, 3413, 3421, 3617, 3899, 4026W, 4997W, 5035;
- CHEM 3332, 4551;
- CSE 1100;
- MATH 3210.
To satisfy the writing in the major and information literacy competency requirements, all students must take one of the following courses: MCB 3841W, 4026W, 4997W; CHEM 3170W, 4196W; or any W course approved for this major.